Why women’s health matters policy brief

Women experience health, illness, and healthcare differently to men and these differences begin at birth. This policy brief argues that better outcomes in women’s health offers benefits for individuals, families and the community.

Keywords: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, adult women, advocacy, caregivers, carers, children, funding, gender, gender equality, gender equity, government and policy, health and wellbeing, health care, health equity, health rights, LGBTIQ+, medical care, national, older women, policy, prevention of gender based violence, social determinants of health, women with disabilities, women's rights, young people, young women
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